Kathryn Bigelow calls Ava DuVernay’s Selma “Masterful”
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Kathryn Bigelow calls Ava DuVernay’s Selma “Masterful”

Kathryn Bigelow has seen Selma twice and did this Q&A with the director – DuVernay…

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Best Picture and the Critics – It’s a Cliffhanger
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Best Picture and the Critics – It’s a Cliffhanger

One of the strangest aspects of 2014 is how so many films have been harpooned…

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The Sorkin Emails and Sony Hack
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The Sorkin Emails and Sony Hack

I’m not going to write another think piece about The Interview. But you’ve heard the…

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Best Director: the DGA and Oscar Disconnect
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Best Director: the DGA and Oscar Disconnect

With Most Acting Categories Seemingly Locked, All Eyes on the Wide Open Best Actor Race
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With Most Acting Categories Seemingly Locked, All Eyes on the Wide Open Best Actor Race

The Best Actress race has come down to six names. Julianne Moore in the lead…

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San Diego Film Critics give Nightcrawler some Love
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San Diego Film Critics give Nightcrawler some Love

Check out the full list below. Winners will be announced Dec. 15. And as always,…

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The State of the Race: Ava DuVernay Makes History …
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The State of the Race: Ava DuVernay Makes History …

Ava DuVernay made history today becoming the first black female director nominated for a Golden…

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The State of the Race: The Directors Lead the Way
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The State of the Race: The Directors Lead the Way

The recent death of Mike Nichols seemed almost like the final nail in the coffin…

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Birdman, Boyhood, Nightcrawler and Selma top 2015 Film Independent Spirit Awards Nominations
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Birdman, Boyhood, Nightcrawler and Selma top 2015 Film Independent Spirit Awards Nominations

Six nominations for Birdman and five each for Boyhood, Nightcrawler and Selma as the 30th…

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(Poll) Best Actress – Jennifer Aniston Makes a Big Play to Break into the Top Five with Cake
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(Poll) Best Actress – Jennifer Aniston Makes a Big Play to Break into the Top Five with Cake

In a very weak year for lead actress performances, Jennifer Aniston seeks notice for her…

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Predicting New York Film Critics, National Board of Review and Los Angeles Film Critics
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Predicting New York Film Critics, National Board of Review and Los Angeles Film Critics

What really matters, as far as critics are concerned, these four groups, New York, LA, and…

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Powerful New Selma Clip – David Oyelowo, One of the Best Performances of the Year
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Powerful New Selma Clip – David Oyelowo, One of the Best Performances of the Year

Thanks to Ryan at Indiewire for the link. “What happens when a man stands up…

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Mike Nichols: 1931 – 2014
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Mike Nichols: 1931 – 2014

Mike Nichols, the Oscar-winning director of Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf and The Graduate, has…

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Women Take Center in this Year’s Oscar Race
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Women Take Center in this Year’s Oscar Race

In addition to Angelina Jolie’s Unbroken, which is being screened and will be reviewed soon,…

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The State of the Race:  Running the Gauntlet
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The State of the Race:  Running the Gauntlet

The old days of Oscar watching made it much easier for a contender to sneak…

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Dylan Thomas for the New Interstellar Trailer
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Dylan Thomas for the New Interstellar Trailer

The beautiful poem referenced here: Do not go gentle into that good night, Old age…

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New Trailer, Rave Reviews, for Love is Strange
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New Trailer, Rave Reviews, for Love is Strange

Love is Strange is already gathering early steam from its screening at Sundance. AO Scott’s…

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New Trailer for Brad Pitt in David Ayer’s Fury
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New Trailer for Brad Pitt in David Ayer’s Fury

Fury will be closing the BFI London Film Fest, as well as having its release…

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New Trailer for Maps to the Stars Shows Thriller Elements
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New Trailer for Maps to the Stars Shows Thriller Elements

David Cronenberg’s Maps to the Stars releases a few more details about the plot –…

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Meryl Streep song cut from Into The Woods
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Meryl Streep song cut from Into The Woods

In the latest issue of Entertainment Weekly, director Rob Marshall confirms he has cut the…

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